1988 South Korean 5000 Won Silver Coin

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Designs may vary.

The all coins are dated 1988, most were minted prior to the 1988 Olympics and and may bear multiple dates.

The 1988 Olympic South Korean 5000 won silver coin is a commemorative piece issued to celebrate the 24th Summer Olympics held in Seoul, South Korea. Made from .925 fine silver, this coin will add value and beauty to any collection.


Key features:

  • Made of .54045 Troy Ounce .925 fine silver
  • Obverse side has the Korean coat of arms
  • Reverse side has an image of one of the events or a venue of the games


The obverse of the coin features the National Coat of Arms. Below the arms is a floral spray. The inscriptions “24th Olympics Seoul Korea” and “1988” are also featured on the obverse in Korean.


The reverse of the coin showcases events and images from the Olympics. Some designs include wrestling, tug of war, and the stadium. The designs are intricately detailed and expertly crafted, making them a true masterpiece of numismatic art.


As a commemorative piece issued to celebrate a historic event, the 1988 Olympic South Korean 5000 won silver coin is highly collectible and sought after by numismatists and Olympic memorabilia collectors alike. Its .925 fine silver content also makes it a valuable investment for those looking to add a high-quality silver asset to their portfolio.


Silver is a great way to hedge against inflation as it often goes up when gold goes up but is a much more affordable way to purchase precious metals because silver has a much lower entry point. Silver is used in production so it will always have value due to its demand. 

Overall, the 1988 Olympic South Korean 5000 won silver coin is a stunning and valuable piece of numismatic art that honors the spirit of the Olympic Games and celebrates the rich history and culture of South Korea. This coin would look great in any collection. Get yours today. 


1986, 1987, 1988


South Korea

Precious Metal



1988 Seoul Olympics

Metal Content

0.5 Troy Ounces


.925 Fine


5000 Won





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